CNY Glow-Up: Achieve a Sparkling Transformation this Year of the Dragon

CNY Glow-Up: Achieve a Sparkling Transformation this Year of the Dragon

As we usher into the Year of the Dragon, it's the perfect occasion to embrace a revitalized and luminous version of ourselves. Today, we'll guide you through a curated selection of skincare and beauty products that will help you achieve a stunning glow-up just in time for the auspicious celebrations during this holiday season!

From dry oils, pampering masks to shampoos, get ready to lighten up your beauty routine and step into the New Year with a radiant glow.

Must-Haves for a Glowing Complexion

When people hear the word "Feng Shui", arranging furniture and objects inside the house to attract luck comes to mind. But, did you know that it can also apply to your skincare routine?

For instance, the Chinese believe that having a smooth and high forehead means good fortune and power! To achieve this, you must keep it moisturized and free of blemishes. Uriage's H.A Booster Serum is our top-pick for those who want to keep their skin hydrated during this holiday season. Formulated with Uriage Thermal Water, 1.5% pure and natural Hyaluronic Acid plus Marshmallow Flower Extract, this serum locks in moisture to prevent dry skin and acts on signs of aging, leaving your skin smooth and luminous.

Sheet masks are a great addition to your routine for extra hydration and radiance. Neogence's Aquaburst Brightening Mask is the perfect choice for a quick and easy self-care routine before the festivities! With Berry Extract, Vitamin C and Glutathione, it revitalizes the skin and prevents dark spots - keeping your skin looking bright and fair.

If you want that extra ~shine~ after your usual skincare routine routine, try NUXE's HP OR Cracker Roll-On, a shimmering oil for the face that you can take with you wherever you go! Simply dab lightly on the skin and blend with your fingertips to give your skin a beautiful golden glow.

Aside from the forehead, Feng Shui also believes that a soft, smooth and plump mouth indicates luck when it comes to money. This is why having a moisturised lips is very important. According to Chinese beliefs, dry chapped lips are unlucky because it means your fortune has dried up!

Arm yourself with the NUXE's Reve de Miel Lip Balm and repair those dry and damaged lips. Infused with precious beehive ingredients, it leaves a nourishing effect, soothing any sensations of discomfort and creates a sensorial experience thanks to its natural scent with notes of lemon and grapefruit.

Last but not least is the eyes. In Feng Shui, eyes measures health and prosperity. Bright and shining orbs are considered lucky, and you can enhance this by finding the right eyebrow shape and thick lashes.

Hairburst's Lash & Brow Enhancing Serum is a holy grail if you want fuller lashes and brows. It contains natural ingredients like Red Clover Extract and Peptide to prevent hair loss as well as Castor Oil for a thicker and glossier brows.

Plus, its easy mascara wand applicator makes it convenient to use!

Festive Hair Perfection

Chinese New Year is an opportunity for us to have a fresh start, and it can extend beyond mere resolutions. It can also resonate in our choice of hairstyles. You can try on different styles that reflects prosperity such as the traditional updo, or sport a modern look and dye your hair!

Whatever style you want to pick, having a strong and healthy locks is essential to achieve these transformations and Hairburst's Shampoo and Conditioner is your best bet. From improving hair health to to strengthening the locks for less breakage, this duo ensures you can pull off any hairdo.

For a more exciting makeover, you can dye your hair red, which is considered the luckiest color in Chinese Culture. It symbolises joy, celebration, vitality and success which is why it is commonly used in memorable events like weddings and Chinese New Year.

Try NaturVital's Colour Henna Mask in Mahogany for a vibrant and intense colour that will attract all the luck you can get! It also strengthens the hair and add shine, as well as ensures that your locks are soft and hydrated.

Silky Smooth Skin Essentials

As families come together to partake in Chinese New Year festivities, the desire for a flawless complexion becomes an important part of the preparation process. Having a smooth skin not only increases confidence, but also aligns with the cultural emphasis of presenting one's best self during significant occasions.

Topicrem's UR-10 Anti Roughness Smoothing Cream is the perfect companion for those struggling with dry skin, as it enriched with Urea and Beeswax to provide hydration all day long. It also restores the skin's protective film to bring intense nourishment and comfort!

NUXE also offers various solutions to achieving smooth skin, like their moisturising duo of Reve de Miel Body Scrub and Huile Prodigieuse Oil. The best-selling body scrub is a multitasking marvel, crafted to exfoliate and nourish simultaneously. Ideal for your shower routine, this scrub unveils the secret to silky-smooth skin, leaving it rejuvenated and radiant.

Follow this with the application of Huile Prodigieuse Oil for an extra layer of pampering. This dry oil not only hydrates but also acts as a protective shield against premature aging and stretch marks, ensuring your skin stays supple and resilient.

For an extra feel-good, look-good factor, this dynamic duo emit a lovely scent, with the body scrub's floral and honey aroma and the dry oil's delightful notes of Orange Blossom, Magnolia and Vanilla.

Gut Health Necessities

With Chinese New Year Celebrations comes the abundance of rich and diverse food. From savory dishes to sweet treats, these gastronomic delights are what makes celebrations more festive.

However, maintaining optimal gut health is also crucial during this occasion. It not only contributes to the enjoyment of food, but also aids in digestion and overall well-being.

Drinking NV II's Nutri Intestine 2 to 3 times a day can help in maintaining a healthy intestinal digestive tract. With 6 million probiotics, it prevents the growth of harmful bacteria in your stomach and small intestine, for a better immune and bowel system!


In the pursuit of a radiant Chinese New Year glow, the synergy of skincare products, nourishing shampoos and health supplements plays a transformative role. May this glow continue to radiate throughout 2024, embodying the spirit of renewal, prosperity, and a luminous journey ahead.

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